Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.97% 1.97% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.07% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Cheltenham median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.30% -26.98%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,150 £16,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £44,500 £35,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 465 531 451
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 94.99% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 364 456 378
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,875 £21,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Progress
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Ticket Management
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) IPv6
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) WebEx
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Progress
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) Draytek
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Red Box
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL